The sun is beating down, cicadas are buzzing, the smell of fresh-cut grass fills the air. On a hot August afternoon, it’s easy to find a reason to relax in the shade with a cold drink! This peach and honey iced tea recipe leverages seasonal farm-fresh ingredients, is easy to assemble and tastes like summer.
Our work is far from done, but when it comes to food rescue and hunger relief, we’re proud to support such a generous and helpful community from coast to coast to coast across Canada. Here are stories of hope that shine a light on the crucial work that’s happening in every province and territory.
Sobeys has been one of Second Harvest’s major food donor partners, with many of their stores embracing the food rescue program that supports thousands of communities across the country. See the full story of this incredible partnership.
The countdown is on and registration is now open! There are exciting things happening this summer and getting ready for Truck Pull is one of them. Set some goals, complete some challenges, have some fun, and fundraise for the fight against food insecurity.
Meet Toronto Taste 2022’s Chef Challenge contenders: three top GTA chefs have 30 minutes to make a dish from mystery ingredients that the judges will love.
A farmer, a flight attendant and a cook make up our tech team at Second Harvest. You may think this is the beginning of a bad joke … but it’s not. A farmer, a flight attendant and a cook are actually running the technical team for the Second Harvest Food Rescue App.
Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes! What a versatile ingredient. Our favourite way to prepare potatoes is making crispy, saucy Patatas Bravas Madrina! This crowd-pleasing recipe will also be available to taste at Toronto Taste on June 12th!
Second Harvest’s very own Sami Abdurahim is the winner of this year’s Highway Star of the Year Award, presented by Today’s Trucking. The Highway Star of the Year exemplifies the best in Canadian truck drivers, who give back to their industry and community, and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to safety and professionalism.
With the Toronto Taste just around the corner, long-time volunteer Hyame Fadel-Jardine takes pride in her role … and Second Harvest is better for it. We had a chance to ask Hyame a few questions about her role and history with Second Harvest and Toronto Taste.
The 3rd Annual Second Harvest Hero Truck Pull is returning the Nathan Phillips Square this Tuesday, September 13th, 2022! Whether you are pulling with your colleagues – or battling the chains with your friends and family – this event will put your mettle to the test.
With the 30th anniversary of Toronto Taste, presented by The Daniels Corporation, fast approaching, we are busy chopping, mincing, sautéing, and souffléing behind the scenes in preparation for the event.
Spring is upon us, barbeques are out of hibernation and the grill is on! For those who enjoy the warmth of the sun and the sizzling of a nearby BBQ, along with the challenge of mastering a grill recipe, read on. Celebrity chef Roger Mooking presented this scrumptious...
Second Harvest launches its new brand refresh as it unites efforts and double downs on our mission after expanding across Canada and online to meet the growing need for food rescue and hunger relief countrywide.
To renew means to make like new. Renewal is the process of restoring freshness and reviving something that already existed. Spring is a time of new beginnings. It is a time of renewal. In the natural world, Spring is marked by the first buds, blossoms, and...
It’s back again folks! The Second Harvest Hero Sweepstakes, presented by Moneris, is back again for another great year, and with our best prize board yet! With over 25 prizes ranging from games on the go, shopping sprees, sought after sports tickets, and luxury vacations, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy!
California Wines and the Consul General of the US, D. Brent Hardt, invite you to take an exploratory trip to California Wine Country and discover the many vintners and wineries of the Golden State. Soak up the sunshine during this educational, immersive walk-around tasting event that showcases more than 400 wines from California.
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”—Gandhi. Find out how helping others just for the love of giving can be miraculously life changing for you.
The Peter Gilgan Foundation helps those that help others. Their impressive mission is “To improve the lives of children and families by empowering charities that help the world transition to a more healthy, prosperous, and sustainable future.”
Behind every hunger relief statistic is a person. And a story. From the millions of food-insecure Canadians to the thousands of food organizations and donors rising up to support our fellow neighbours, here are stories of generosity and light in a hopeful time of year.
For many of us, life is busy and opportunities to stop and smell the roses (or rosé) and find new adventures may be few and far between. But when that opportunity knocks, and you can answer, do it!